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Tetrahedrite from
New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Tetrahedrite
Formula:Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Comments:Nuclei of composite grains whose borders are composed of bornite and chalcopyrite. Contains subordinate tennantite.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Gilluly, J. (1937), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 141: 68-75, 79-81; Gilluly, J. (1946), The Ajo mining district, Arizona, USGS PP 209: 89; Thomas, W.J. & R.B. Gibbs (1983), Famous mineral localities: The New Cornelia mine, Ajo, AZ, Min.Rec.: 14: 283-298.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Bornite
Chalcopyrite
Tennantite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tetrahedrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Tetrahedrite
81.5km (50.6 miles) Reward Mine (Bat tunnel; South Reward; Petrochis claim; Phenomenon), Kohatk, Vekol Mining District, Vekol Mts, Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
94.8km (58.9 miles) Mildren Mine group, Ko Vaya, Cababi Mining District (Comobabi Mining District), Comobabi Mts, Tohono O'odom (Papago) Indian Reservation, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
94.8km (58.9 miles) Mildren Mine (Mildren claim; Mildred Mine), Mildren Mine group, Ko Vaya, Cababi Mining District (Comobabi Mining District), Comobabi Mts, Tohono O'odom (Papago) Indian Reservation, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
97.2km (60.4 miles) Steppe Mine (Steppe claim; Little Mary Mine), Mildren Mine group, Ko Vaya, Cababi Mining District (Comobabi Mining District), Comobabi Mts, Tohono O'odom (Papago) Indian Reservation, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
 
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